can the cable on a 1999 mercury marquis be adjusted

Asked by Mar 04, 2014 at 01:47 AM about the 1999 Mercury Mystique 4 Dr GS Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

pull handle doesn't open hood can the cable be adjusted?

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Normally there is no adjustment on that cable, most of hood release problems are caused by, a lack of lubrication of the hood latch, misadjusted hood tension on the hood bumpers, or a stretched cable due to the above listed problems. Try holding the hood down as someone pulls the hood release, that might re-leave some of the tension on the latch and allow the hood to open so you can locate and fix the problem.

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